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The PRIDE POST            
Nov.6 , 2015
Campus News

Friday, November 6
Monday, November 9-13

Lower School Career and College Awareness Week
  • Monday - Wear a college shirt with dress-down bottoms
  • Thursday - Dress as future career 

Monday, November 9 

Upper School Spain/Morocco Meeting, 7 p.m., Upper School Rm 113

Wednesday, November 

NO SCHOOL: Veterans' Day

Friday, November 13

TBCY Lower School

Saturday, November 14

Annual Fund Spotlight: Butler for a Day

Thank you to all of you who helped support the Butler for a Day Auction.  We raised and extra $1,350.57 for the Annual Fund between the Upper School and Middle School!  Thank you to our staff members who have so graciously accepted the Butler challenge. Look for some fun pictures of staff members channeling Mr. Carson and Mr. Belvedere in next week's issue of Pride Post. 

Upper School News
PLP is participating again in the annual School Communities  Food   Drive  to benefit the Mooresville/Lake Norman Christian Mission.  The collection will run from 11/9-11/13.  Collection boxes will be located in the lobby of each school.  

Here are the most needed items: 
  • Cereal - hot & cold, 
  • Pasta & rice, 
  • Canned & dried fruit, 
  • Canned tomato products, 
  • Dried beans, 
  • Soup, 
  • Flour & sugar.  
Upper School News
The College Planning Team is pleased to present: 

Interview Skills for Success 
When: Thursday, November 12th from 2:30 - 4:00
Where:  Pine Lake Prep - Room TBD
Ages:   High School Students

Students work hard to get good grades, to get high scores on the SAT and ACT, and to participate in all of the extra-curricular activities that appeal to colleges, but a bad college interview could negate all of that hard work!

Give your high school student the opportunity to learn how to make a great first and lasting impression on an interviewer. Participants in this class will learn about, and have the opportunity to practice with their peers in a relaxed atmosphere, how to:

Prepare for an interview with good questions, proper attire, and a positive attitude.
  • Have positive body language.
  • Confidently greet the interviewer and make polite conversation.
  • Answer questions with confidence and poise.
  • Use electronics appropriately.
  • Sell themselves without sounding boastful.

Cost: The cost is $30 per person to be paid via sign-up genius upon registration.  Mrs.  Symington is donating 20% of the registration fee to PLP's Annual Fund!

Sign up here:

About the Instructor: Aimee  Symington is the president of Finesse Worldwide, Inc. with offices in Davidson, NC and San Francisco, CA. Ms.  Symington has been teaching interview, etiquette and social skills to adults and children all over the world for over 15 years., and was recently a guest on Fox News to discuss interview tips. 

Fine Arts News 
Mr. Matt Primm, PLP's  Orchestra teacher, will play the viola for the Phantom of the Opera
production taking place at Central Piedmont Community College, November 13-22! 

It's that time of year again!
Novemberfest is back at Pine Lake

- by Francine Castillo, Class of 2015

Pine Lake Preparatory will be holding its annual Novemberfest on campus on
Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 4pm to 8pm .

This year the event will include:
  • a chili cookoff
  • smore's around the campfire
  • fun school-spirited activities

Pine Lake will introduce their winter Basketball teams (Varsity, JV and Middle School), Cheerleaders, and Swimming & Diving teams, in the Athletic Community Center. 

NovemberFest draws more than 600 people to the campus and creates a fantastic family event for the community. All proceeds of the event will benefit the athletic department. Save the date for a fun-filled afternoon! 

Tickets will be sold next week, and are $5 in advance and $7 at the event. You do not need to purchase a ticket if you are not tasting the chilis. Pizza and other concessions will also be available. 

Just 4 spots left for chili chefs. If you want to enter the contest for the $250 prize - and to claim the title of Pine Lake Chili Champ, sign up here: 
Chili Cook Sign Up

Sponsorships are still available. Contact asap if your business would sponsor this event. 

Test Drive a Truck, Raise Money for PLP! 

While you're at NovemberFest, simply fill out a form, drive a new RAM Truck around the campus loop, and earn $50 for PLP. It's that easy. 

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